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[-] [email protected] 47 points 2 months ago* (last edited 2 months ago)

It's incredible what a huge difference it make to one's health/mood/etc., having a healthy work/life balance. I think the world would overall be a less angry, spiteful place, if we all worked 4-day, 35-hour work weeks.

Humans were never meant to work 60, 70 hours per week, that's just insane and stupid. What's worse are the people who will brag to you about it. That's how ingrained it is into our culture.

Maybe it's just because I don't loathe the thought of going home to my family? It seems like a lot of those toxic work culture people are doing it for reasons like that?

[-] [email protected] 15 points 2 months ago

I also find that most of those who are overworking have a bad relationship at home they actively avoid by working as much as possible and get home to eat and sleep nothing more, sure won't spend time with their kids or wife.

[-] [email protected] 10 points 2 months ago

Im with you, but 35h a week are way too much also. At least you should get a really good wage for that much time.

[-] CosmicCleric 2 points 2 months ago

It seems like a lot of those toxic work culture people are doing it for reasons like that?

Some might have 'drank the kool-aid', but for others it's just that they have a strong work ethic, and they enjoy the feeling of hard work completed well, never really stopping to think that their effort is really going more towards the company instead of towards themselves, but still.

I do agree with you though, a strong work-life balance is most important. Especially when you get elderly, you really feel the mileage of all the hard work you put in overly so earlier in your life.

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